Indian man nearly drowns at Dubai beach

Dubai: An Indian man was rescued after nearly drowning at Dubai’s popular JBR beach, the media reported on Wednesday.

The incident happened on Tuesday. Paramedics rushed to the scene and revived the man. He was then shifted to a hospital, the Khaleej Times reported.

An official at Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services said that the corporation deploys several ambulance points near popular beach spots in Dubai to deal witth such mishappenings.

The official said that the corporation prepares paramedics for all possible scenarios and ups the ante, especially during public holidays, feasts and public occasions, when people frequent the beaches more often.